Cooking Shows

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2014

    SIP LBC: Cutthroat Cocktail

    Esplanade, Hotel Maya

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    Q & A With Adam Gertler: Dog Haus Sausage Pimp

    Vacation happens so few and far between, I'm happy to leave home and not have to make my bed. Striking up a conversation is second nature when I travel, and somewhere between a barefoot bar and dinner at Pappadeaux inside DFW, I hung out with new friend Adam Gertler. You may recognize him from Kid i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Five Totally Chopped Down Questions with Marc Murphy

    Marc Murphy is a highly respected executive chef and restaurateur of the popular New York eateries Landmarc and Ditch Plains but chances are, out here in Orange County, you know him best for being one of your favorite judges on Food Network's Chopped. If you think it would be cool to say, hang out w ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    Stan Frazier's Punk Rock Culinary Quest Was a Trial By Fire

    The former Sugar Ray drummer wins 'Chef Race: U.S. vs. U.K.' as a wild card

  • Calendar

    November 1, 2012

    Chef Robet Irvine Live

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    ABC Reveals Details About Nigella Lawson & Anthony Bourdain Show

    As his No Reservations show on Travel Channel is winding down, Anthony Bourdain shows no signs of doing the same. He's working on his next travel series for CNN; there's that show on PBS called The Mind of a Chef his company is producing; and now comes more details on the culinary competition show h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Chucheman Hernandez: Tijuana's Underground Food-Video Star

    Unless you subscribe to the Latino package on Dish Network--I do!--you may not have noticed that Mexico now has its own food network: Utilisima. The global foodist fever has caught on south of the border, introducing reality-based food programming, and the concept of chef as celebrity. It was all ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Michael Voltaggio on His Visit to the OC Fair and Maybe Opening a OC?!

    ​For you foodies who missed the Top Chef Season 6 winner at the OC Fair on August 4, we've posted (below) a Q&A with the chef about his work with microwaves, his love for Los Angeles (ew!) and upcoming ventures (that might involve Orange County!). Enjoy after the jump!

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    C.J. Jacobson from Top Chef Season Three: Nice Guy, Should Open a Restaurant in his Native OC!

    ​I'm not really appropriate to take out in public settings, so it was nice to see my chica set up a double date for us, even better when she was taking us out of OC and into the nether regions of LA. The place: Son of a Gun, the new-ish seafood place by the guys behind Animal, that restaurant that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Japanese Sushi Candy

    The name of the product Tanoshii Osushiyasan means Fun Sushi Restaurant in Japanese. I don't know about that. More like Ridiculous Chemistry Set, and it's more for adults than it is for kids.Two minutes into the video, you'll see a mini molecular-gastronomy experiment to make a very realistic-lookin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Jamie Oliver Not Allowed Inside LA Schools

    Jamie Oliver, the Naked Chef turned food activist, was forced to halt the filming of his ABC show Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution at West Adams Preparatory High School in South LA last week after he couldn't guarantee he wouldn't make the district look bad on TV. The LAUSD spokesman cited the unwant ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010

    Taste of Ladera

    Founders park

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    The Worst Show on Food Network

    Food Network​Food Network, Food Network, Food Network, you have really lost your way.You used to teach people how to cook; there were interesting shows like the Two Fat Ladies. Even Good Eats, the best show ever on the network, has lowered its standards and got the preachy diet message going.You'v ... More >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007